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Rootless Containers with Udocker

Gomes, Jorge; David, Mário; Martins, João Paulo; Pina, João; Campos, Isabel; López Garcia, Alvaro; Orviz, Pablo; Kozlov, Valentin ORCID iD icon


Containerized HPC, HPC Accelerators, MPI, Reproducibility, System Software & Runtime Systems

Abstract (englisch):

udocker ( is a tool that addresses the problematic of executing Linux containers in user space, i.e. without installing additional system software, without requiring administrative privileges and in a way that respects resource usage policies, accounting and process controls. udocker empowers users to execute applications encapsulated in containers easily in any Linux system including computing clusters.

udocker implements a subset of Docker commands aimed at searching, pulling, importing, loading and executing containers. The self installation allows a user to transfer udocker and execute it to pull the required tools and libraries. ... mehr

Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Scientific Computing Center (SCC)
Universität Karlsruhe (TH) – Zentrale Einrichtungen (Zentrale Einrichtungen)
Publikationstyp Poster
Publikationsmonat/-jahr 06.2019
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator KITopen-ID: 1000100542
HGF-Programm 46.12.02 (POF III, LK 01) Data Activities
Veranstaltung ISC High Performance (2019), Frankfurt am Main, Deutschland, 16.06.2019 – 20.06.2019
Projektinformation DEEP-HybridDataCloud (EU, H2020, 777435)
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